every time i happen upon one of india mahdavi’s ‘bishop stools’, my reaction is that, in every ‘en situ’, it feels totally appropriate. no easy task. the bishop is that extra added ‘little layer of something’ every room needs. and we all know it’s the combination of layers + tension that keep a space interesting.
enameled ceramic. marble. mettalic. take your pick.
iranian born. parisian based. india. exotic. chic.
whenever i’ve seen this piece in photos en-situ, i’ve wondered about each respective owner. brave. daring. unafraid. yeah. definitely unafraid. count me amongst them. i imagine mrs. vreeland would approve.
the ro chair from spanish designer jaime hayon is an alternative to the ubiquitous womb, egg, or eames lounge chair. introduced in 2013 and available from ‘the republic’ of fritz hansen, for me, it was love at first sight. it’s a wingback with a contemporary sensibility and perfect for reading. the ‘blinders’ allow just the right amount of cozy privacy. sexy, organic, and available in myriad fabric and leather choices for her or him.